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US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January

US plans end to mpox public health emergency in January

The federal government plans to end in January the public health emergency it declared earlier this year after an outbreak of mpox left more than 29,000 people across the U.S. infected.

December 2nd, 3:33 PM CST
Flu Season Continues to Intensify as 44 States Report High Activity

Flu Season Continues to Intensify as 44 States Report High Activity

The U.S. flu season keeps getting worse.

December 2nd, 3:13 PM CST
WHO Renames Monkeypox, Citing Racism Concerns

WHO Renames Monkeypox, Citing Racism Concerns

The U.N. health agency said on Monday that mpox was its new preferred name for monkeypox.

November 28th, 9:31 AM CST
Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

Crisis response is one way to sum up Hawaii Gov. David Ige's eight years in office.

November 27th, 8:28 AM CST
After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

After a year, omicron still driving COVID surges and worries

The omicron variant is driving U.S. COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just in time for the holiday season.

November 25th, 8:09 AM CST
WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose

WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose

The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a vaccine dose last year.

November 23rd, 12:19 PM CST

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